De Pass Family History
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De Pass Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of French Depas, a habitational name from Pas-en-Artois, named with Latin passus ‘step’, ‘track’. Compare Depace 2. Alternatively, it may be an altered spelling of French Depasse, which is possibly a patronymic from a nickname from passe ‘sparrow’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press